There are more than 75,000 uninsured children living in Tarrant County. Lack of insurance coverage keeps many of those children from receiving the health care they need. The UNT Health Science Center Pediatric Mobile Clinic provides high-quality health care to children living in underserved areas of Fort Worth at no cost to families.
The Pediatric Mobile Clinic travels to schools, community centers, churches and community organizations throughout Fort Worth, providing health care on board a state-of-the-art mobile medical unit.
Families often experience barriers to health care access, including financial hardship, lack of transportation, language barriers, unaffordable costs and lack of insurance coverage. These needs often are accompanied by social distress regarding food, clothing and shelter. The Pediatric Mobile Clinic addresses both the health and social services needs of these children.